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Encyclopedia > British Academy of Film and Television Arts
BAFTA Award
BAFTA Award

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, children's film and television, and interactive media. Image File history File links BAFTA_Statue. ... Image File history File links BAFTA_Statue. ...

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Introduction

BAFTA was founded in 1947 as The British Film Academy, by David Lean, Alexander Korda, Carol Reed, Charles Laughton, Roger Manvell and others. In 1958, the Academy merged with The Guild of Television Producers and Directors to form The Society of Film and Television, which eventually became The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1976. Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Sir David Lean, KBE (March 25, 1908 – April 16, 1991) was an English film director and producer, best remembered for big-screen epics such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Doctor Zhivago . ... Sir Alexander Korda (September 16, 1893 - January 23, 1956) was a film director and producer, a leading figure in the British film industry and the founder of London Films. ... Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director, winner of an Academy Award for his film version of the musical, Oliver! (1968). ... Charles Laughton (1 July 1899 – 15 December 1962) was an English stage and film actor. ... Roger Manvell Roger Manvell was born in England on October 10th, 1909 and died on November 30th, 1987. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


BAFTA's main office is on Piccadilly in London, but it also has branches in Northern England, Scotland, Wales, New York City and Los Angeles. Piccadilly is a major London street, running from Hyde Park Corner in the west to Piccadilly Circus in the east. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Northern England, The North or North of England is a rather ill-defined term, with no universally accepted definition. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... This article is about the country. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1290. ...


The Academy's trophies are in the form of a theatrical mask designed by American sculptor Mitzi Cunliffe, which was commissioned by the Guild of Television Producers in 1955. Mitzi Solomon Cunliffe (January 1, 1918 – December 30, 2006) was an American sculptor. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Since 1989, the Los Angeles branch, BAFTA/LA, holds its own awards ceremony each year, called the Britannia Awards.


Awards presented in London

Film

The awards ceremony is televised annually on BBC One.
The awards ceremony is televised annually on BBC One.

BAFTA's main film awards ceremony is known as the British Academy Film Awards, in 2007 coming from the Royal Opera House, having taken place since 2000 in the flagship Odeon cinema on Leicester Square. The ceremony used to take place in April or May, but from 2002 onwards it takes place in February in order to precede the Oscars. The awards are mostly open to all nationalities, though there is an award for Best British Film and Best British Director, Producer or Writer for their first feature film. Image File history File links BAFTA.png‎ This image was captured by Wikiwoohoo from video from David Lowe Music. ... Image File history File links BAFTA.png‎ This image was captured by Wikiwoohoo from video from David Lowe Music. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the primary channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is a performing arts venue in London. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Odeon Leicester Square The Odeon Leicester Square is a cinema which occupies the centre of the eastern side of Leicester Square, London, dominating the Square with its huge black polished granite facade and high tower displaying its name. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...


Only 21 actors have been nominated for two or three performances (for different films) in the same category in the history of the ceremony: Miranda Richardson, Anthony Hopkins, Geoffrey Rush, Al Pacino, Robert Redford, Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Lee Marvin, Richard Attenborough, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Marcello Mastroianni, Rachel Roberts, Katharine Hepburn, St├ęphane Audran, Dustin Hoffman, Jodie Foster, Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Winslet and George Clooney. Miranda Richardson as Queenie in Blackadder II (1986) Miranda Richardson (born 3 March 1958, in Southport, Merseyside) is an English actress, noted for her distinctive ability to deeply delve into the minds of the characters she plays. ... Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (IPA: ) (born 31 December 1937) is an Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning Welsh-born film, stage and television actor. ... Geoffrey Rush as Captain Barbossa, as depicted in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Geoffrey Rush (born 6 July 1951) is an Australian Academy Award and Emmy Award winning actor. ... Alfredo James Al Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning American stage and film actor. ... Robert Redford (born Charles Robert Redford, Jr. ... Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, KBE (born March 14, 1933), known professionally as Michael Caine, is a double Oscar-winning English film actor. ... Katharine Ross (born January 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California) is an American movie actress whose timeless appearance and graceful, thoughtful manner have led her to be cast in roles of intelligence and daring, often in period settings. ... Lee Marvin as Major John Reisman in The Dirty Dozen. ... Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (born August 29, 1923) is a prolific English film and stage actor, and Academy Award, BAFTA and three-time Golden Globe winning director and producer. ... This article refers to the actor. ... Eugene Allen Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is an acclaimed Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Marcello Mastroianni in 1958 Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni (September 28, 1924 – December 19, 1996) was an Italian film actor. ... Rachel Roberts (September 20, 1927 - November 26, 1980) was a British actress. ... Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an iconic four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. ... Stéphane Audran Stéphane Audran (born Collette Suzanne Dacheville on November 2, 1932 in Versailles, France) is a French actress, known for her performances in Oscar winning movies like Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie (1972) and Babettes Feast (1987) and in critically acclaimed movies like The Big... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director, and producer. ... Sean Justin Penn (born August 17, 1960) is an Academy Award-winning American film actor & director. ... Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress. ... Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is an English actress. ... George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, director, producer and screenwriter, known for his role in the first five seasons of the long-running television drama ER (1994–99), and his rise as an A-List movie star in contemporary American cinema. ...


Winners at the 2007 British Academy Awards included: The Queen (best film), The Last King of Scotland (best British film), Paul Greengrass (best direction), Helen Mirren (best actress), Forest Whitaker (best actor), El Laberinto del Fauno (best film not in the english language), Happy Feet (best animated film), Alan Arkin (best supporting actor), Jennifer Hudson (best supporting actress), Andrea Arnold (Most Promising Newcomer), Anne V. Coates (Academy Fellowship) and Eva Green (Rising Star Award). 60th BAFTA Film Awards February 11, 2007 The 60th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts took place on 11 February 2007, and honoured the best films of 2006. ... The Queen is a 2006 Academy Award-nominated Pathé Pictures film directed by Stephen Frears. ... British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for Best Picture winners: Categories: | ... The Last King of Scotland is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 British film based on Giles Fodens award-winning debut novel of the same name. ... Paul Greengrass (b. ... Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov[1] on July 26, 1945) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated, as well as a four-time SAG Award-winning, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award-winning English stage, television and movie actress. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actresses of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Forest Steven Whitaker (born July 15, 1961) is an award-winning American actor of film, stage and television, as well as a producer and director. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Pans Labyrinth (Spanish title:El Laberinto del Fauno) is a 2005 film directed by Guillermo del Toro. ... Happy Feet is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning 2006 Australian-produced computer-animated comedy-drama film, directed by George Miller. ... Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, director, author and musician, best-known for starring in such films as The In-Laws, Catch-22, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Wait Until Dark, Edward Scissorhands, Four Days in September and Little Miss Sunshine. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role it was created only in 1981 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981), is an Academy Award-nominated American actress and singer. ... Andrea Arnold is a filmmaker and one time actor from Britain, who made her feature length directorial debut in 2006 with Red Road. Early TV Work Andrea Arnold first came to prominence as an actor and television presenter alongside Sandi Toksvig, Nick Staverson and Neil Buchanan in the childrens... Anne V. Coates (born 12 December 1925) is a Academy Award winning British film editor with a 40-year-plus career in film editing. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


See also:

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for Best Picture winners: Categories: | ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role has been presented to its winners since 1952 and actresses of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role it was created only in 1981 and actors of all nationalities are eligible to receive the award. ...

Television

The British Academy Television Awards usually take place in April or May, with craft awards having a separate ceremony slightly later in the year. The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTAs or, to differentiate them from the BAFTA Film Awards, the BAFTA Television Awards, are the most prestigious awards given in the British television industry, analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States. ...


The 1991 awards were controversial when Prime Suspect beat GBH to win the Best Drama Serial award. In what became known as "Baftagate", four of the jurors publicly declared that they had voted for GBH and demanded to see the votes, but these had been destroyed. [1] 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prime Suspect is a highly-acclaimed Granada Television police procedural television drama series of the decades of the 1990s and 2000s, which has been followed up by several sequels. ... G.B.H. was a seven-part British television drama written by Alan Bleasdale, made by independent production company Cinema Verity and shown in the summer of 1991 on Channel 4. ...


Among the 2002 winners were the office comedy The Office and its star Ricky Gervais; talent contest Pop Idol; the long-running soap EastEnders; popular romantic comedy-drama Cold Feet; best actress Julie Walters and best actor Michael Gambon. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Office is the name of two television comedy shows created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. ... Ricky Gervais (IPA: or ) (born June 25, 1961) is an English comic writer and performer from Reading, Berkshire. ... This article is about the British television series. ... EastEnders, a popular BBC television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC1 on 19 February 1985[2] and continuing to date. ... Cold Feet is a British comedy/drama, made by Granada Television, broadcast on the ITV network and shown in five series between 1997 and 2003. ... Julia Mary Walters, OBE (born February 22, 1950) is an English Golden Globe-winning actress. ... Michael Gambon in Charlotte Gray, (2001) Sir Michael John Gambon, CBE (born October 19, 1940), is an acclaimed Irish-born British actor who has worked in television, film and theatre. ...


Julie Walters, Ricky Gervais and The Office were repeat winners at the 2003 awards in April 2004; other winners included Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Little Britain, and, as best actor, Bill Nighy. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a chat show presented by Jonathan Ross. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Bill Nighy Bill Nighy (IPA: ; born December 12, 1949) is a BAFTA-award winning English actor. ...


Little Britain triumphed again in the April 2005 ceremony, winning best comedy programme and best comedy performance for Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Channel 4's Sex Traffic was best drama, and its star Anamaria Marinca, best actress. Rhys Ifans won the best actor award, as Peter Cook in Not Only But Always. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Matt Lucas Matt Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is a British comedy actor. ... David Walliams as Sebastian Love (right), assistant to Prime Minister (Anthony Stewart Head) in Little Britain David Walliams (born David Williams on August 20, 1971 in Surrey, England) is an English comedy actor, best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas in the sketch show Little Britain. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Channel Four Television Corporation. ... Sex Traffic, a British and Canadian TV production about the trafficking of women first shown in the UK and Canada in October 2004 Directed by David Yates and starring Anamaria Marinca and John Simm Internet Movie Database page official site related campaign link A production for US television Human Trafficking... Anamaria Marinca is a British actress born in Romania on April 1, 1978. ... On set: Importance of Being Idle From left: Andy Bell, Liam Gallagher, Rhys Ifans, Noel Gallagher, Zak Starkey and Gem Archer Rhys Ifans IPA: (approximately hris EEvans) (born 22 July 1968, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales) is a Welsh actor. ... Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937–9 January 1995) was an English satirist, writer and comedian who is widely regarded as the leading figure in the British satire boom of the 1960s. ... Not Only But Always is a British TV movie, originally screened on the Channel 4 network in the UK on December 30, 2004. ...


Children's

The British Academy Children's Film and Television Awards were established in 1995, and are presented in November. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The 2002 winner of best feature film was Monsters, Inc., which beat nominees The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Stuart Little 2. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Monsters, Inc. ... Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone in the United States) was a critically acclaimed and highly successful film released in 2001, based on the fantasy novel of the same name by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. ... Stuart Little 2 is a 2002 film, directed by Rob Minkoff. ...


The 2003 winner was Whale Rider, with subsequent episodes of Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings among the runners up. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Whale Rider is a 2003 book by New Zealand Maori author Witi Tame Ihimaera. ...


In 2004 the boy wizard eventually stepped out of the shadows as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban took the award, while the Tolkien saga lost yet again. TV winners in 2004 included Balamory and Dick and Dom in da Bungalow. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Starring Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint Emma Watson Produced by Michael Barnathan et al. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916, wearing his British Army uniform in a photograph from the middle years of WW1. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Balamory is a Scottish live action television series on British television (BBC One, BBC Two and CBeebies) for preschool children based around the small (fictional) island community of Balamory in Scotland. ... Dick (left) and Dom (right) Dick and Dom in da Bungalow was an Award winning CBBC childrens television series presented by Richard McCourt (Dick) and Dominic Wood (Dom). In the final series, Series 5, five children and one celebrity guest (known as Bungalow Heads) came to stay the weekend...


Video Games

BAFTA first recognised video games and other interactive media at its inaugural Interactive Entertainment Awards ceremony in 1998, ushering in the first change to its rules since the admittance of television thirty years earlier. Among the first winning games were GoldenEye 007, Gran Turismo and interactive comedy MindGym, sharing the spotlight with the BBC News Online website which won the news category four years running. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) annually hosted the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards[1][2] for multimedia entertainment between 1998 and 2003. ... For the film, see GoldenEye. ... Gran Turismo is Italian for grand touring or grand tourisme. ... MindGym is an interactive programme about creative thinking. ... BBC News Online logo The BBC News Website in February 2006. ...


The event was split into the BAFTA Video Games Awards and the BAFTA Interactive Awards in 2003,[1] and while high profile winners like Halo 2 and Half-Life 2 made huge headlines, the interactive division was discontinued and disappeared from BAFTA's publicity material after only two ceremonies. In 2003, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced that they would be splitting their BAFTA Games Awards from the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) annually hosts the BAFTA Interactive Awards for multimedia entertainment since 1998. ... // Halo 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter developed by Bungie Studios. ... Half-Life 2 (HL2) is a science fiction first-person shooter computer game and the sequel to Half-Life. ...


In 2006 BAFTA announced their decision "to give video games equal status with film and television",[2] and ensured that the ceremony held at London's Camden Roundhouse on October 5th was televised for first time.[3]


Rising Star Award

This award is given on the same day as the BAFTA Film Awards. This award is to acknowledge new talents in the acting industry whether for film, television or both. The nominees are chosen by BAFTA juries regardless of the nominee's gender and nationality. The winner, however is chosen by the public. This award is to dedicate Mary Selway who was a renowned casting director and helped many new actors and actresses to fame and recognition. Rising Star Award (or known as Orange Rising Star Award) is one of the award categories for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) which acknowledges new talents in the acting industry. ... A Casting director is a person who is in charge of the casting of a film or other work requiring actors. ...


Awards presented in Los Angeles

The BAFTA/LA awards ceremony, the Britannia Awards, started in 1989 and happens in October/November each year. There are no awards given to films or TV programmes, only to individuals.


During the first ten years only one award was given at each event, called the "Britannia Award for Excellence in Film", but since 1999 the number of awards have grown, and in 2005 they were four: "The Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film" (the original award was renamed in 2000 to honour Stanley Kubrick), "The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing" (added in 2003 in honour of John Schlesinger), "The Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in International Entertainment", and "The Cunard Britannia Award for Lifetime Contributions to International Film". With the exception of the Stanley Kubrick and John Schlesinger awards, which are always given, both the number of awards and their titles may vary from year to year. Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an artistically influential, Academy Award-winning and critically acclaimed American film director and producer. ... John Richard Schlesinger (February 16, 1926–July 25, 2003) was a British film director. ...


The 2006 recipients were:

  • Sir Sidney Poitier - (the Cunard Britannia Award for Lifetime Contributions to International Film)
  • Rachel Weisz - (The Britannia Award for Artist of the Year)
  • Anthony Minghella - (The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing)

The 2005 recipients were: Sir Sidney Poitier KBE, (IPA pronunciation: ) (born February 20, 1927), is a Bahamian American Academy Award-winning actor (film and stage), film director, and activist. ... Rachel Weisz (born March 7, 1971) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe-winning, BAFTA-nominated British actress. ... Anthony Minghella (born January 6, 1954) is a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. ...

  • Tom Cruise - (The Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film)
  • Dame Elizabeth Taylor - (The Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in International Entertainment)
  • Mike Newell - (The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in Directing)
  • Ronald Neame - (The Cunard Britannia Award for Lifetime Contributions to International Film)

Previous recipients of the Britannia Awards have included Albert Broccoli, Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov, Martin Scorsese, Anthony Hopkins, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Hugh Grant, Peter Weir, Tom Hanks, Angela Lansbury and Helen Mirren. Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on July 3, 1962) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe Award-winning American actor and film producer. ... Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (born February 27, 1932) is an iconic two-time Academy Award-winning English-American actress. ... Mike Newell can refer to: Mike Newell, film director Mike Newell, football player and manager Mike Newell, gentleman, scholar This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Ronald Neame is a British film cinematographer, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... Albert Romolo Broccoli (April 5, 1909–June 27, 1996) known to millions of movie fans as Cubby Broccoli (a nickname used by a cousin), produced more than forty movies, but will be remembered by most for his contribution to one of the most successful film franchises in history, James Bond. ... Sir Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, KBE (born March 14, 1933), known professionally as Michael Caine, is a double Oscar-winning English film actor. ... Ustinov at Large (book cover) Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov, CBE (16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004), born Peter Alexander von Ustinov, was an Academy Award-winning British-born actor, writer, dramatist and raconteur of French, Italian, German, Russian and Ethiopian ancestry. ... Martin Luciano Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an iconic, critically acclaimed American film director. ... Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (IPA: ) (born 31 December 1937) is an Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning Welsh-born film, stage and television actor. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, singer, entertainer and airplane pilot. ... Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an artistically influential, Academy Award-winning and critically acclaimed American film director and producer. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and producer. ... George Walton Lucas, Jr. ... Hugh John Mungo Grant (born September 9, 1960 in London, England) is an English actor. ... Peter Lindsay Weir (born August 21, 1944) is an Australian film director. ... Thomas Tom Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor, voice-over artist and movie producer who starred in family-friendly and screwball comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor. ... Angela Lansbury (right) with Bea Arthur at the 1989 Emmy Awards. ... Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (born Ilyena Vasilievna Mironov[1] on July 26, 1945) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated, as well as a four-time SAG Award-winning, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Emmy Award-winning English stage, television and movie actress. ...


Scotland and Wales

BAFTA Scotland first held an award ceremony for Scottish television and film in 1997. From 1998 to 2002, BAFTA Scotland held an award ceremony focusing on new talent; the organisation resumed giving annual awards in 2005. BAFTA Scotland is the national organisation for Scotland of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I...


BAFTA Cymru has recognised creative work in television and film in Wales with an annual award since 1991 * BAFTA Cymru (or BAFTA Wales) is the regional organisation for Wales of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. ... This article is about the country. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Multimedia's best in Bafta battle - BBC News announces BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Award split; 1st December 2003.
  2. ^ Video Games Awards become BAFTA's 'third arm' - BAFTA official press release (pdf).
  3. ^ BAFTA Announces E4 / Channel 4 Coverage For The British Academy Video Games Awards - Games Industry Magazine.

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